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Earth Day 2017 by Honourable Raphael Trotman, Minister of Natural Resources

The Ministry of Natural Resources marks the observance of Earth Day 2017 today Saturday April 22, 2017 under the theme “Environmental and Climate Literacy” by reflecting on our deep sense of duty to the country’s people and its natural environment. By the very nature of the activities involved, the extractive sectors can impact the natural [...]

2017-05-19T14:46:35+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

Ministry of Natural Resources orders fact-finding team to Puruni and Mazaruni following reports of river degradation from gold mining

PRESS RELEASE GEORGETOWN, Guyana - The Ministry of Natural Resources has noted the recent media coverage emanating from a report compiled by the Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) regarding environmental degradation due to gold mining activities. We can confirm that the Minister of Natural Resources has ordered a team comprising officers of the Guyana Geology [...]

Ministry of Natural Resources rejects mischievous and false article carried on dubious news outlet

PRESS RELEASE GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Ministry of Natural Resources takes umbrage with a false and mischievous publication of an article headlined ‘$20 million dollar bribe allegedly pass to allow for the operation of a single oil and gas school’, published yesterday Tuesday April 11, 2017 in an online media outlet calling itself ‘Guyana Guardian’. [...]

2017-05-11T16:36:52+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments